# SOLUTION: A bicyclist rode into the country for 5hours. In returning, her speed was 5mi/h faster and the trip took 4 hours. What was her speed each way?

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 Question 71457: A bicyclist rode into the country for 5hours. In returning, her speed was 5mi/h faster and the trip took 4 hours. What was her speed each way?Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!5R=4(R+4) 5R=4R+16 5R-4R=16 R=16 IS THE RATE OF THE 5 HOUR TRIP WHICH WAS 5*16=80 MILES LONG THUS THE 4 HOUR TRIP WAS 4(16+4)=80 MILES ALSO